15 January 2023 |
Fake news and conspiracy theories are not new phenomena. They have been with us through the centuries. Jews, Muslims, Catholics, and secret societies have often been the subjects.
Today these stories play an ever bigger role. Religious people of the more conservative variety appear to be especially susceptible for all kinds of weird stories about what is happening behind the geo-political and religious scenes.
Does the traditional end-time scenario in Adventism perhaps create a fertile soil for conspiracy thinking and stimulate an eagerness in the minds of many Adventist believers to accept fake news?
Reinder Bruinsma lives in the Netherlands with his wife, Aafje. He has served the Adventist Church in various assignments in publishing, education, and church administration on three continents. He still maintains a busy schedule of preaching, teaching, and writing. His latest book is I Have a Future: Christ’s Resurrection and Mine.
On its surface, prayer appears to be straightforward and easily understood. But the reality is quite different.
- Does prayer really matter?
- Does God ever answer prayers in a manner that changes the outcome of our stories?
- Why should anyone care to pray?
Mike Tucker may not have all the answers, but is willing to engage in conversation. Additionally, he offers a few insights from science to further confuse the issue! He invites you to join the discussion.
Mike Tucker is the Speaker Emeritus of Faith for Today Television, and co-host of the award-winning television program Lifestyle Magazine. Mike lives in the Dallas, Texas, area with his wife, Pam, a gospel singer from Canada. He enjoys spending time with his wife, daughters, sons-in-law, and grandchildren. Mike describes himself as the happiest bad golfer you’ll ever meet.